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It’s time to explore the world, and transform the future. With us.

We invite the exceptional youth of Manjung, Perak to apply for the Teluk Rubiah Scholarship Program. Read the Programme Details and Eligibility Criteria's below and Apply today! 

Teluk  Rubiah Scholarship  Programme (“TRSP”)

The Teluk Rubiah Scholarship Programme (“TRSP”) is an elite educational support program, modelled after some of Malaysia’s most prestigious scholarship programs. The program is designed to provide opportunities for the most exceptional students in Manjung to pursue a world-class tertiary education that prepares them for a global career.

Under TRSP, Vale in Malaysia plans to send up to 10 students over multiple intakes between 2023-2025 to a Top 200 internationally recognized university. 

Application Period

Applications are open from now until 26 June 2023.

The Scholarship Award

  • Full Scholarship
We provide comprehensive coverage of expenses, including tuition fees, laptop, related expenses such as books, visa, flight, and allowances for accommodation and living expenses.
  • World Class Education
Recipient of the award will have the opportunity to study at a foreign university and experience a world class education right at your fingertips.
  •  Employment
Upon the completion of their tertiary education, scholarship recipients will be assessed and considered for employment at Vale, where they may begin a global career with us, which is currently present in close to 30 countries.


Eligibility Criteria’s

  • A citizen of Malaysia and a Manjung local:
(i) Born in Manjung, or
(ii) Has spent at least 10 years of life in the district.
  • Parental / Guardian combine income not exceeding MYR 15,000/month (gross, as at May 2023) 
  • Applicants who conducted the SPM examination in 2022, in a school in Manjung.
  • Aspires to pursue a career in the Engineering/ STEM or Business / Commerce line.
  • Achieved exceptional SPM results with an excellent academic track record*:
(i) The academic requirements for the technical (Engineering) scholarship are:
  • At least straight A’s with A+ Mathematics and A+ / A in Physics, Additional Mathematics and Chemistry and English
(ii) The academic requirements for the Commerce scholarship are:
  •    At least straight As; A + / A in Mathematics and English
  •  Track record of active participation in co-curricular/social activities.
  •  Applicant must not be a recipient of any other scholarship that comes with contractual obligations such as a service bond.
*Where applicable, Vale Malaysia has the discretionary right to assess the benchmark that defines academic excellence. 


Selection Criteria

TRSP is positioned as an elite scholarship program, and its selection process is designed to be stringent, to ensure that only exceptional candidates will be successful. The process comprises three selection stages: 

Academic and background selection process, based on the minimum requirements published by Vale on its external communications platforms. 

A solo interview session; conducted virtually by at least two members of the selection committee.
An advanced interview session; conducted physically comprising a case study presentation and a group interview session. 

Successful candidates will begin their Foundation Programme by the end of January 2024; ultimately, the final commencement date will be decided by Vale Malaysia upon completion of the interview process. 

All the best!